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Past Simple

(regular verbs)

Write the Past Simple form of the verbs below in the correct column.
repeat

worry

play

hate

travel

finish
wash
open

start

phone

climb
like

live

walk

-d

call

miss

arrive

carry

stop

- ed

enjoy

talk

visit

look

mix

plan

cons +

- ied

stay

marry

listen

ask

clean

decide

cry

tidy
double cons

+ - ed

Write sentences in Past Simple:


1- Affirmative
2- Negative
3- Interrogative (Yes / No)

A) My sister / tidy / her room / yesterday morning. E) John / stay / at Marys house / last summer.
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B) We / live / in New York / in 1997.

F) You / start / school / ten years ago.

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C) Tom / travel / to Dublin / last night.

G) The film / end / very late / last weekend.

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D) I / clean / my teeth / twice / yesterday.

H) Sue and Pat / talk / on the phone / yesterday.

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Write the verbs in brackets in Past Simple.


- My sister .............................. (tidy) her

- John ................................. (stay) at his

bedroom yesterday morning.


- We ................................ (phone) our

grannys house last summer.


- The film ........................... (end) very late

cousins last week.


- The girls ............................... (play) on the

yesterday.
- My family .......................... (live) in New York

computer last night.


- I ....................................... (travel) to Paris

in 1995.
- You .............................. (clean) your teeth

three months ago.

three times yesterday.

Complete the sentences with the verbs below in Past Simple.

1- Lucy ................................. her birthday presents.


2- Last weekend I ............................. in the mountains for 2 hours.
3- We .............................. the party very much.
4- Ken ............................... to his favourite CD yesterday.
5- My sister .................................. Maths for an exam.
6- They .................................. to the USA in 2003.
7- Dad ................................ his car last weekend.
8- The film ............................... at 11:30.

Write the sentences in negative.


1- Lucy ...................................................... her birthday presents.
2- .........................................................................................................................................................
3- .........................................................................................................................................................
4- .........................................................................................................................................................
5- .........................................................................................................................................................
6- .........................................................................................................................................................
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8- .........................................................................................................................................................

What did you do yesterday? Put a (

) or a (

).

Write questions about the previous activities and answer them.


1- Did you ............................................................. yesterday? ......................................................
2- ................................................................................................? ......................................................
3- ................................................................................................? .......................................................
4- ................................................................................................? .......................................................
5- ................................................................................................? .......................................................
6- ................................................................................................? .......................................................
7- ................................................................................................? .......................................................
8- ................................................................................................? .......................................................

Ask your classmate the questions and compare the answers.


Use and or but to join the actions.
1- Yesterday I ................................................................................................................................
2- .........................................................................................................................................................
3- .........................................................................................................................................................
4- .........................................................................................................................................................
5- .........................................................................................................................................................
6- .........................................................................................................................................................
7- .........................................................................................................................................................
8- .........................................................................................................................................................

Past Simple

(irregular verbs)

Complete the table.


Then complete the sentences with the Past Simple of the verbs in brackets.

- She ...................... (go) to school on foot yesterday.

- My dad ................... (give) me a CD for my birthday.

- Paul ..................... (eat) 2 sandwiches and an apple.

- Ana ..................... (have) a bath last Sunday.

- I ...................... (get) up very early last night.

- We ...................... (swim) in the Mediterranean sea.

- They ....................... (find) 50 euros in the street.

- Joe ..................... (write) a letter to Mary 2 days ago.

Complete the sentences. Use the negative form of the underlined verbs.
Yesterday ...
- I drank coffee but I ................................. tea.
- She found her purse but she .................................. her keys.
- The children broke the window but they .................................... the door.
- He had a shower but he .................................. breakfast.
- My father made a cake but he ................................. any pastries.
- We spoke English and French but we ................................... German.

Match the pictures with the actions and write the Past Simple of the verbs.

Write questions about Alex and answer them.

Mary likes

and the children love

So Mary and Mum ................................ (sunbathe) and the children ........................... (play) with
the ball and .......................... (make) sandcastles. Dad ........................... (swim) in the sea and
........................ (read) the
a

under the umbrella. We usually ...................... (have) lunch in

near the beach. In the afternoon they ................................ (visit) very interesting

places. One day They ......................... (go) out in a


They .......................... (like) the
some

and even a

. It .................... (be) amazing!

best. They ...................... (see) different

.............................. (jump) in front of the boat. They also

......................... (watch) some people feed the fish. Mary ...................... (take) a lot of

The family ........................... (enjoy) a lot.


The last day it ........................ (rain). The whole family ....................... (go) to a shopping centre.
They ............................... (buy) some souvenirs. In the afternoon they ............................. (return)
home. Mary and her family ..................... (have) a great time there !!!!

WRITE sentences in PAST SIMPLE:


1- Affirmative
2- Negative
3- Interrogative (Yes / No)

A) He / phone / a friend / an hour ago.


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I) The children / play / tennis and basketball /


at the sports centre.
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B) My father / buy / a jeep / last week.


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J) You / do / your homework / last weekend.


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C) The girls / wear / skirts / to the party


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K) My friend / study / German / last year.


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D) I / wash / my hair / last night


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L) I / get up / at seven / last Sunday morning


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E) Jane / send / four e-mails / to Lisa


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M) We / visit / our friends / yesterday evening


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F) The old lady / carry / heavy bags /


yesterday morning

N) She / have lunch / in an Italian restaurant

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G) The film / end / very late / last weekend

O) They / watch / TV / in the living room

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H) They / go / to bed / at midnight

P) He / drink / orange juice / for breakfast

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Write Wh- questions for the underlined words in the


previous sentences.
Use these wh- words:

WHERE

WHAT TIME

WHEN

WHAT

HOW MANY

WHO

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